It is against such back drop that a study of this nature is important in helping the patient, patient’s family and the care givers to understand the phenomenon in order to help control it. The significance of the study is: 1. To help patient understand their role in curbing the effect of hypertension in chronic kidney disease. 2. To help caregivers understand the importance of their role in controlling hypertension in CKD.
This will enable patients to talk about health issues including emotional, social, mental problems that disturb them. In healthcare, certain factors affect good nurse-patient communication which are time, language, environment, shortage of nursing staff, assumptions etc. These factors lead to error in medication, misdiagnosis and even death. So, the need for good nurse-patient communication should be emphasized in nursing practice. 3.3 Application in current job I really do know and understand the benefits of a good nurse-patient communication.
Future research should examine both advocacy and paternalism to overcome ethical dilemma of autonomy and wellbeing to help nurses make ethical decisions. A better understanding of the issue of advocacy and paternalism help in determining the development of more effective interventions for patients with dementia. Lastly, it is important that the health care professional evaluates and decides what level of supports the client requires to find the fine line between the advocacy and understanding of paternalism to make ethical decision for nursing care (Sjöstrand et al.,
Some of them would include active listening, preventing falls, preventing illness, controlling pain, promoting self-care, and restoring health. Watson’s caring theory promotes health through caring, love, and looking at the patient as a whole person (Sitzman,
It requires the balancing of benefits & harms. The nurse should provide the care to the elders by interventions which need to balance the benefits with risk. Nonmaleficence:-It states that one should do no harm. But this principle is difficult to follow every nurse during various procedures. So whenever the nurses are care for elderly or do any procedure that induce discomfort and pain, should try to reduce this pain and
Continuous relationships with the care team, individualising of care and providing care that anticipates the patient’s needs all achieve best care delivery. (Wagner et al 2001). However the course of any chronic disease is determined by personal attributes, social influences and the professional treatment delivered. Yet, nurses and healthcare professional can try to maintain steady control of any chronic disease by accurate management. The TM model can be used along with other nursing models of care for effective
Nursing theory provides the framework for nursing practice and education, as well as future nursing research, which is essential to aid in the development of evidence-based nursing practice. Dr. Katharine Kolcaba’s comfort theory is a mid-range theory which promotes focusing on the holistic comfort needs of our clients. According to the comfort theory, an enhanced state of comfort improves healthcare outcomes and encourages clients to engage in behaviors that move them to a state of well-being (Kolcaba, 2003). Although medications and treatments are necessary to aid in restoring health to our clients, attentiveness to comfort promotes healing of the body, mind, and spirit, thereby significantly improving healthcare outcomes. According to Kolcaba,
ABSRACT Clinical practice guideline having much importance to improve the patient care outcomes and safety from complications. Nurses role as health care provider, depend on multi-disciplinary knowledge and experience to use of clinical practice guidelines to promote their nursing practices. Nursing staff adherence to clinical practices guidelines is help in improving patient safety in hospital. The purpose of this study is exploring the factors that promotes and inhibit adherence to clinical practices. This research based on systematic literature review and quantitative evaluation of research results.
The public health nurse must assess the individual and provide appropriate care such as incontinence wear or catheter care. Bowel dysfunction may occur in the form of constipation or bowel frequency. Personal hygiene needs must be promoted. The public health nurse may need to liaise with the health care workers or the individual’s main carer. A referral to dietician may be beneficial to discuss high fibre diet and fluid intake.
PART A Introduction Effective interpersonal communication is prerequisite for the interchange of health allied information, the development of therapeutic relationships, accomplishing mutual understanding and applying knowledge to build trust, indeed it is useful in achieving person centred care for health professionals. First of all effective communication is a powerful therapeutic tool and an essential in open-ended and closed questions to make decisions about Mrs Bernardi’s health and achieving positive outcome for health professionals. In addition, therapeutic communication can impact by environmental barriers, also having mindful awareness of prospective barriers, it’s likely to accomplish and minimise the negative effect of these barriers
In a culturally diverse country like the United States, healthcare professionals such as nurses will work with people of different cultural backgrounds who have different view of health and illness. Mcgoldrick, Giordano & Preto (2006) concluded that a sense of well-being in terms of physical and mental health within a societal context is strongly affected by cultural identity. Shared values, behaviors, beliefs and ethno-cultural attitudes of a community influence life experiences and decision we make (Yolanda & Griselda, 2006). With this in mind, it is essential for the nurses recognize the importance patients’ cultural values rooted in their health seeking behaviors. Culture Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines culture as a